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  1. Building Homes and Communities • Event Name – Date – Presenter Name • www.rooftops.ca info@rooftops.ca 416-366-1445

  2. Agenda • Who we are Our stories How we work Where do I fit in? Photo: Flickr Kai Chan Vong

  3. Who we are Photo: Patrick West

  4. Who we are • Non-profit founded in 1984 as the international development program of co-op and social housing organizations in Canada • Help communities create sustainable and practical housing solutions • Provide thousands of families with secure, affordable shelter Photo: Patrick West

  5. Our Canadian Partners

  6. Our stories Photo: Patrick West

  7. SikitikoSalum Photo: Patrick West

  8. Photo: Patrick West

  9. WAT Human Settlements Trust Photo: Patrick West

  10. Photo: Patrick West

  11. Our Microfinance Loan Impact 2,459 • 1,065 • 720 • 674 • 548 • 475 • 397 Source: Rooftops Canada

  12. “I have built this nice house in the city for my children.”“I have built this nice house in the city for my children.” -Mama Sikitiko

  13. DamarisWanjeri

  14. DamarisWanjeri

  15. Photo: Patrick West

  16. Photo: Patrick West

  17. Photo: Patrick West

  18. Qualifying for a Mortgage Loan in Kenya • 8% Source: Kenyan Spirit

  19. Photo: Patrick West

  20. Young Workers in Africa Photo: Patrick West

  21. Young Workers in Africa • $2 • 72% • S-S Youth Source: The Guardian

  22. Youth & Unemployment in Africa Photo: Patrick West

  23. Youth & Unemployment in Africa Source: The Guardian

  24. Mazingira Institute

  25. Humphrey Omukuti

  26. “I used to destroy them [youth] with drugs…but now, I can add life to them through urban farming.” -Humphrey Omukuti

  27. Thandiwe Austin

  28. “Before gaining access to safe, affordable housing through Johannesburg’s Madulammoho Housing Association, I was living in a garage and selling my body to support my three kids.” -Thandiwe Austin

  29. HIV/AIDS and Women in Sub-Saharan Africa • 22.5 m • 60% Source: womenshealth.gov

  30. Training Co-op Leaders in Kenya

  31. Nutritious Food in Zimbabwe

  32. HIV Education in Uganda

  33. Housing & Disability “We were told we did not have the capacity to purchase land as we were disabled.” -PhathaniMlalazi

  34. “The cooperative concept has enabled me to achieve what I would not have achieved on my own. ” • -TariroGamanya

  35. x3 • 80% • x2 • unemployed • no healthcare Disability & Development Photo: Patrick West

  36. How we work Photo: Patrick West

  37. Current Overseas Partners • ZIMBABWE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION • OF HOUSING COOPERATIVES

  38. Funding for Supplies & Loans

  39. Training & Capacity Building

  40. Volunteers & Technical Advisors Photo: Patrick West